The Cosmopolitan Hill Town of Manipur, Churachandpur or Lamka (as called by the loacles) was and is a mini-India.Here all the communities of Manipur live happily in small but noticeable sizes amongst the more populous tribal folk belonging to Chin, Kuki, Mizo, Naga and Zomi ethnic groups - a mosaic of tribes, well laid out and glowing with life. In Churachandpur, there are about 15 of the 29 different tribes and about ten other communities from the rest of India, each with their different dialects and languages.
Churachandpur, the homeland of tribes, is one of the most beautiful places for sightseeing and holidaying
The Handicraft Market
You will find various types of exquisite items made by locales at Churachandpur. The item are beautifully made in vibrant colours.
About 32 km from Churachandpur is the Tonglon cave, an important tourist attraction. This is one place in Manipur, you must visit.
Churachandpur can be easily approached from Imphal, the capital city of Manipur.
By Airport : Imphal Airport, lies 8 km from Imphal city toward south. Imphal connects the place with Guwahati, Delhi, and Calcutta. Indian Airlines connects Imphal with Delhi via Guwahati on a daily basis.
By Railhead : Dimapur, 215 km from Imphal, is the nearest railhead for Manipur.
By Road : Imphal is connected by road with Dimapur by National Highway 39 and Silchar by National Highway 53.
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